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Ranfurly Hotel

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At the end of the second day of the rail trail we popped in for a beer and a meal, the staff were friendly and accomodating the beer was cold and the pub food on offer good. We enjoyed the oyster meal and the Chicken Satay Kebabs both meals were good.

Thank GaryandLesleyTravel
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Had lunch here whilst on the Rail Trail. Ordered a Chicken Burger and Chips and a Beef Burger and Chips. Both up there with the best burgers we have eaten. Highly recommended. Also make great coffee. Very reasonably priced and great service.

Thank MatureTravellers2904
Reviewed 16 December 2016

This was very basic pub food. The service was OK, and the food quality was poor to OK for the meals that we ordered. We have really enjoyed some excellent dinners along the rail trail - but this was not one of them.

Thank Paul_L_Brisbane
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Its a pub meal and average with very good vegetables but the restaurant and its Foyer with paintings is roomy and old world feel .Good beers and friendly staff and locals and its the only place open on a friday night between Dunedin and Alexandra

Thank Robert S
Piha, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Very helpful staff and owners when we wanted to stay an extra night they sorted it and helped us with transport to check out the local area too. Room was comfortable, warm and quiet so all in all a great place to stay.

Thank pihatony
Northland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We arrived off the Otago Rail Trail just in time to catch the All Blacks vs Pumas on the big screen in the bar. I had a very nice glass (or 3) of 5malt speights and a Porterhouse steak, eggs and chips. Staff were very friendly and accommodating. After the game we returned to our lodge to read TripAdvisor's ratings...

1Thank mattldk63
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night, room was clean and had tea coffee etc, very clean, bed was comfortable too which was a plus! Staff were very nice and helpful! We ate in the public bar area, you could have chosen 2 other eating areas too btw but the fire was roaring! Food was great, lamb shanks, a little longer in...

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I had a lamb shank which was a bit tough but I enjoyed the mashed potato and other steamed veges. I was relieved to find the Hotel open as there were not many other options in the township. Nice and warm.

Thank Debbie D
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

We booked a table here prior to arriving in Ranfurly which was a good thing as it was very busy. The service was great however this is probably the only positive. When we arrived we went to the bar and were told our table was around the corner, unfortunately there was only one menu but that's ok. We ordered our...

1Thank mckje885
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Having driven past this old hotel a couple of times on previous trips we decided to stay for a night. It is ideally situated for visits to some of the old mining towns of Otago. We opted for the rooms with en-suite facilities as there are some rooms with shared bathrooms. The rooms are a bit dated and the outlook...

Thank barbelbasher

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are the historic rural Art Deco hotel of the South Island built in 1934, and conveniently situated on the Central Otago Rail Trail, which has become an icon of this area. Thousands of people bike the trail every year to see wide open spaces and breath-taking scenery. In winter, the snow capped mountains will leave you feeling like you've just found paradise. As an all year round destination the area offers the rail trail, cycling, hiking, fishing, historic gold mining sites and Indoor Curling year round and in the winter Outdoor Curling, ice-skating, and the popular ice-luge . Your hosts, Leonie and Barry along with their staff are looking forward welcoming you. OUR HISTORIC HOTEL OFFERS: •Breakfast, lunch & full a'la carte dining in our Art Deco restaurant/cafe with a wide selection of Central Otago wines • A Sports Bar with 60-inch TV, fantastic bar meals, pool table, self service TAB & gaming machines • Comfortable ensuite & share facilities rooms for up to 35 people (bookings essential during Rail Trail Season)• Guest lounge with TV, a balcony overlooking the main street and tea & coffee making facilities • Wi-fi facilities • Hot spa for those weary bones & muscles • Guest laundry facilities available • A bottle store with a wide selection of beer, wine & liquers. • A Secure place to lock up your bikes. Do consider us for your next stop in this Central Otago Oasis. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ranfurly Hotel

Address: 10 Charlemont Street | Ranfurly, Ranfurly 9332, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Central Otago > Ranfurly
Price Range: €72 - €87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“We only went in for dinner so unable to comment on the rooms”
384john, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Go to another Hotel or Motel to get a better room.”
blackdog47, 26 May 2015 | Read review
“Choose a room somewhere else!!!”
DebsM685, 7 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay here”
LawrenceD442, 29 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Don't eat at the restaurant!”
602daveb602, 7 May 2014 | Read review
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